I Wear the Black Hat by Chuck Klosterman

"I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)" by Chuck Klosterman

Review by John Jarzemsky
July 9, 2013 (1) comments
Chuck Klosterman's latest collection of non-fiction essays examines how we define villains within pop culture and how perceptions of good and evil change with time.
Joyland by Stephen King

"Joyland" by Stephen King

Review by Richard Thomas
June 27, 2013 (2) comments
A riveting novel of love and loss, "Joyland" weaves together a coming of age tale with ghosts and crime to tell a powerful story.
'Lionel Asbo: State of England' by Martin Amis

'Lionel Asbo: State of England' by Martin Amis

Review by Jack Joslin
August 28, 2012 (2) comments
Do writers have a duty to their readers? A look at Martin Amis and his very angry novel 'Lionel Asbo: State of England'.
Freddie Mercury and Elton John

Rock Icons Revisited: Two New Books About Reggie and Fred

Review by Joe Daly
A pair of rock and roll's most legendary, flamboyant, and notorious icons are the subjects of two sharply differing accounts.
'That’s How I Roll' by Andrew Vachss

'That’s How I Roll' by Andrew Vachss

Review by Frank Bill
May 9, 2012 (5) comments
Andrew Vachss returns, with a new novel that tells the story of Esau Till, a cripple who sits recounting his confessional to the page after the accidental killing of a Fed.
'The Wind Through the Keyhole' by Stephen King

'The Wind Through the Keyhole' by Stephen King

Review by Meredith Borders
April 27, 2012 (15) comments
Stephen King revisits the world of the Dark Tower...sort of.
Butterfly in the Typewriter review

'Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces' by Cory MacLauchlin

Review by Jack Joslin
April 11, 2012 (2) comments
Cory MacLauchlin illuminates the mysterious and tragic life of the author of 'A Confederacy of Dunces'.
Review: 'The Sea is My Brother' by Jack Kerouac

'The Sea is My Brother' by Jack Kerouac

Review by John Jarzemsky
March 20, 2012 (14) comments
We review and are giving away three copies of Jack Kerouac's lost manuscript, "The Sea is My Brother".
"Tales From Development Hell" review

'Tales From Development Hell - The Greatest Movies Never Made?' by David Hughes

Review by Karina Wilson
March 6, 2012 (7) comments
David Hughes' updated version of 'Tales From Development Hell' is a must-read for movie industry insiders, outliers and wannabes.
Review: 'The Wolf Gift' by Anne Rice

'The Wolf Gift' by Anne Rice

Review by Meredith Borders
February 15, 2012 (5) comments
'The Wolf Gift' marks Anne Rice’s return to the gothic horror novels that her fans adore, this time taking a detour from vampire territory into the lair of the werewolf.